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8-15s roped courses

White Angles



Our youth climbing sessions focus on creating skilled and safe rope climbers. They are delivered by experienced and qualified coaches. We hope that the skills learned in these classes will inspire a lifelong passion for the sport. Roped climbing skills such as confidence, co-operation and problem-solving bring benefits to all areas of life.

Sessions run during term time and can be booked in termly blocks. 8-11yrs can book straight onto term time classes without the need for any prior experience, while 12-15yrs must first complete a Youth Beginners Course (4hrs split over 2 sessions). 

During some half-terms and throughout the summer holidays, we hope to run additional sessions to keep kids active. 


The NICAS syllabus teaches climbers about the wider sport and is perfect for supporting evidence for awards such as DofE. DofE assessor goal setting sessions must be booked in advance via the TCA Office. We charge £20 for a TCA instructor to act as a DofE assessor. Please email:

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Term No. Term Dates Term Length On-sale date
Term 1 Mon 11 Sep - Sun 22 Oct 6 weeks 12pm Mon 3 July
Term 2 Mon 30 Oct - Sun 10 Dec 6 weeks 12pm Mon 3 July
Term 3 Mon 8 Jan - Sun 11 Feb 5 weeks 12pm Mon 13 Nov
Term 4 Mon 19 Feb - Sun 31 Mar 5/6 weeks (weekend/weekday) 12pm Mon 13 Nov
Term 5 Mon 15 Apr - Sun 26 May 6 weeks 12pm Mon 11 Mar
Term 6 Mon 3 Jun - Sun 21 July 7 weeks 12pm Mon 11 Mar

All our instructors hold Mountain Training qualifications and have an enhanced DBS check.